Business Babes Society

No Stress ... It's all about the Friendships ... the rest will follow.

Professional Networking Group for Women Business Owners

Events

Upcoming events

    • 25 Oct 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Jordan Hill Farm, 722 Walker Parke Rd, Richmond, KY 40475


    Be our guest for a Pre-Chocolate Soiree VIP dinner and dine with the elite. This is a great opportunity to network in an intimate and a relaxed setting with other like-minded individuals.  The 2017 Chocolate Soiree speakers will be in attendance along with some of our Babes and others within the community.  This event is for VIP guests only and we are sure you will meet some intriguing people.   

    You will have a rare opportunity to chat one on one with our three Chocolate Soiree guest speakers:  Kaylan Query, Vera Thomas and Anna Foultz.  These women represent different generations, backgrounds, and geographical locations.  Their stories are beyond inspiring and motivating.

    “Success largely depends on the relationships you build along the journey.” 
    ― Jason T. Rogers

    Itinerary:

    5:30-6:30 Meet and Greet

    6:30-7:15 Dinner

    7:15-8:00 Mingling and Networking

    We will be serving a elegant dinner created just for you by  JHF Catering.  The meal is sure to tempt your taste buds and the company will make it an entertaining evening.  There is a $25 fee to attend which covers the cost of your meal. 

    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Joyce Green at 703-307-9713.  

    • 26 Oct 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Appalachian College Association, 801 Brighton Avenue Richmond, KY 40475-2987
    • 75
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    About the 7th Annual Chocolate Soiree

    Our seventh annual Chocolate Soiree will be in Richmond KY!  Our annual membership  & sponsorship drive  will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.  Doors open at 6pm.


    Featured Speakers:

    Kaylan Query – Founder & President of LexEffect.

    Vera Thomas - Certified Classroom Management Training and Business Consultant & Author

    Anna Foultz – Co-Founder and President of Star Charities  &  the Oldest active Girl Scout

    Speakers Sponsored by:  


    About the Event: 

    Women, Men, Business Professionals and Community Leaders are invited for a fun night of networking, door prizes, giveaways, interesting presentations, light refreshments and of course … CHOCOLATE!   

    Come meet local business women and our sponsors to learn more about Business Babes Society and what we are doing to support small business in our community.  This networking event is also open to anyone in business, male or female, that would like to learn more about Business Babes Society, as a member and/or a sponsor.  Organizational sponsors help us to be able to do more within the community.  

    There is a $5 registration fee and free parking.  Don’t miss it and bring a friend!  Pre-registration is recommended because space is limited.

    Event sponsorship for the 2017 Chocolate Soiree is available for members, sponsors and non-members.  This is a great opportunity for marketing of your business or showing your individual support.  Find out more information and register as an event sponsor HERE


    Agenda:

    • 6:00-6:45pm:  Networking & Refreshments served
    • 6:45-8:00pm:  Introduction, Speaker Presentations, and Closing Remarks & Announcements
    • 8:00-9:00pm:  Networking

    Catered by: Cakes by Ellie 

    Event Coordinator:  If you have any questions about this event, please contact us at info@businessbabessociety.org or Joyce Green at (703) 307-9713 (cell).

    Location:  

    Appalachian College Association, 
    801 Brighton Avenue
    Richmond, KY  40475-2987

    (Behind the Galaxy Bowling Center, off Exit 87)

    About the Presentation:  Wonder Women- Power of Resilience


    We are all WONDER WOMEN! This year we are featuring not one, not two, but THREE influential speakers.  These women will discuss some of the obstacles that they have faced throughout their careers.  Spanning across different generations, locations, and backgrounds, their stories are sure to inspire us all. Their journey's confirm that through the Power of Resilience we are able to succeed! 


    About our Guest Speakers:

    Kaylan Query – Founder & President of LexEffect.

    At a young age, Kaelyn found a passion for event planning and management. Starting her business at age 14, she never dreamed this could become a 'real job'. LexEffect has rapidly grown, producing events of all types across the country, with a continued focus for supporting non-profit organizations. Kaelyn, a Lexington native, graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Communications, and Marketing Management - she was named a 'Rising Star' from Lexington Young Professionals Association in 2014, the 'Rookie of the Year' in BNI in 2015, and was awarded the Young Entrepreneur of the Year by Commerce Lexington for the Salute to Small Business awards in 2016. 


    Vera Thomas - Certified Classroom Management Training and Business Consultant & Author

    Vera Thomas relocated to Lexington Dec. 29, 2011.  Vera is a Certified Classroom Management Training and Business Consultant/Mediator and Coach.  She provides training in education and business designed to value and appreciate the most valuable asset; its people.  Teambuilding, conflict management, effective communications, motivation and individual coaching are a few of the services offered.                                                               With a MA in Organizational Management; Vera’s work as a facilitator, trainer spans over more than three decades and includes developing training programs for companies, adults, youth and individuals.  Her career includes consulting and training in the areas of business, education, customer service, personal and career development, and community based organizations.  Her avocation includes working with youth, public speaking, and poetry.


    Anna Foultz – Co-Founder and PresideSnt of tar Charities  &  the Oldest active Girl Scout

    Anna Foultz is currently the CoFounder and President of Star Charities, the oldest active Girl Scout, and a long-time columnist for the Ocean Pines Independent. She has been involved in community service since she was 10 and planned a talent show fundraiser for her school. She found her entrepreneurial path in the 8th grade when she was forced to drop out of school to work at her father's restaurant during the Great Depression. During World War II she worked in a shirt making sweatshop factory sewing cuffs to sleeves by day and sewing supplies for the war by night. She was married to her war time hero, Carl Foultz (deceased)  for 64 1/2 years. During that time she had four children, 10 grand children, and 5 great-grand children, and moved all over the US following his government career.  In every location, she made an impact through starting businesses, creating youth programs, serving her community, and Girl Scouting. Anna has received numerous meritorious awards at the State, Regional, and National levels. Her most recent awards include a plaque in the Girl Scouts USA Museum in Houston, TX , the Worchester County's Most Beautiful Person honor, and the prestigious Order of the Sons of Italy of America 2016 Ameritan Award including an engraved brick in the Giamologna Medici Museum of Art in New York, NY. She has recently co-authored her autobiography which has an expected publish data of October 2017.


    Special Thanks to our Event Sponsors:


    Ghirardelli Sponsors:





    Shannon Brewer













    Hershey Sponsors:




    • 06 Nov 2017
    • 7:00 PM
    • Central Bank, 350 West Main Street, Richmond, KY
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    Meeting Agenda

    We will be meeting at the Central Bank, 350 West Main Street, Richmond, KY for our  meetings (Jan-Nov).   The meeting starts at 7:00pm, but you are welcome to come at 6:30pm to network beforehand.

    The Chick Chat Agenda

    1. Introduction of Guests & Members:  All in attendance will have the opportunity to introduce themselves and their businesses to the group.  This is a great way to 'break the ice' to initiate an evening of successful networking.

    2. Speaker of the Month: TBA


    About the Presentation: TBA

    3Organization Updates: Updates and News from the President,  Vice President, the Secretary and the Treasurer.     

    4. Other News: Announcements and updates.

    The President, Melanie Traicoff will introduce and welcome any new members. Other topics:



    5. NETWORKING AFTER THE MEETING: Stay after to meeting and get to know the other Business Babes. Its a great way to network with other business owners, pass out your cards, fliers and/or promotions to the members & visitors.

    Non-Profit of the Month:  TBA







    • 03 Dec 2017
    • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Jordan Hill Farm, 722 WALKER PARKE ROAD, RICHMOND, KY 40475
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    End of the Year Banquet

    We close out our year at our End of the Year Awards Banquet, where our members celebrate our years’ accomplishments and applaud our members who have stepped up to the plate in taking our group to the next level. 

    Location:  Jordan Hill Farm

    Dinner: TBA

    Please bring:  Please bring a side dish, vegetable or salad that serves up to 12. 

    Each member can bring one guest.  You need to pre-register!


    Directions to Jordan Hill Farm:

    From I-75 Exit 90A towards Richmond, Eastern Bypass. At the light where Dollar General (RT. 1986)  Turn left.  Stay on Union City Road approximately 5 1/2  miles to the town of Union City.  Turn Left onto Walker Parke Road (Red Baptist Church on left, Union City Gas Station across the street). Follow Walker Parke Road to the "T" in the road and go RIGHT.  Stay on the winding road approximately 3 more miles.  You will pass Ralph Parke East. .  . keep going....

    You will come to a golden cabin with a picket fence. Keep going ... over the ridge is Jordan Hill Farm!  Whew. . . you made it!

       



Past events

02 Oct 2017 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
11 Sep 2017 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
12 Aug 2017 Movie on the Green
07 Aug 2017 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
11 Jul 2017 Berea Chamber Coffee and Networking
03 Jul 2017 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
05 Jun 2017 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
01 May 2017 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
27 Apr 2017 Network Derby
03 Apr 2017 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
30 Mar 2017 New Member Coffee
06 Mar 2017 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
15 Feb 2017 Dine & Unwind
12 Feb 2017 Dine & Unwind
06 Feb 2017 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
02 Jan 2017 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting - Public
04 Dec 2016 BBS End of the Year Banquet
26 Nov 2016 Small Business Saturday with the Babes
07 Nov 2016 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
01 Nov 2016 Make S'more Friends, Fall Edition
19 Oct 2016 Babes On The Move - Etta May Outing
18 Oct 2016 6th Annual Chocolate Soiree Membership Drive and Networking Event
03 Oct 2016 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
28 Sep 2016 New Member Coffee
12 Sep 2016 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
01 Aug 2016 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
30 Jul 2016 Build the Laws Family's walls, Women Build style!
28 Jul 2016 New Member Coffee
11 Jul 2016 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
26 Jun 2016 June Junk Jamboree & Crab Feast
06 Jun 2016 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
25 May 2016 New Member Coffee
02 May 2016 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
01 May 2016 Cut-A-Thon, Women Build Fundraiser
19 Apr 2016 Unwind & Mastermind
12 Apr 2016 Make S'more Friends, Women Build Fundraiser
04 Apr 2016 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
07 Mar 2016 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
16 Feb 2016 Unwind & Mastermind
01 Feb 2016 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
19 Jan 2016 Unwind & Mastermind
04 Jan 2016 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
06 Dec 2015 BBS End of the Year Banquet
28 Nov 2015 Small Business Saturday with the Babes
18 Nov 2015 Unwind & Mastermind
05 Nov 2015 Make S'more Friends
02 Nov 2015 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
22 Oct 2015 Unwind & Mastermind
08 Oct 2015 5th Annual Chocolate Soiree Networking Event
05 Oct 2015 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting - Special Breast Cancer Awareness Event
18 Sep 2015 Babes Booth at the Spoonbread Festival
14 Sep 2015 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
01 Sep 2015 Unwind & Mastermind
20 Aug 2015 Unwind & Mastermind
15 Aug 2015 Babes Table at Pops at the Park
03 Aug 2015 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
22 Jul 2015 Unwind & Mastermind
06 Jul 2015 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
21 Jun 2015 Extended Registration- June Junk Jamboree & Crab Feast
21 Jun 2015 June Junk Jamboree & Crab Feast
18 Jun 2015 Unwind & Mastermind
01 Jun 2015 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
21 May 2015 Unwind & Mastermind
04 May 2015 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
22 Apr 2015 Unwind & Mastermind
06 Apr 2015 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
26 Mar 2015 Make S'more Friends
19 Mar 2015 Unwind & Mastermind
10 Mar 2015 Berea Chamber Coffee Networking Meeting
02 Mar 2015 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
18 Feb 2015 Unwind & Mastermind- CANCELLED
02 Feb 2015 Chick Chat Monthly Meeting
22 Jan 2015 Unwind & Mastermind

Business Babes Society

Business Babes Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Kentucky, P.O. Box 330, Richmond, KY 40476

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